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Re: [vox-tech] Anyone mess with Open Office out there?
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Re: [vox-tech] Anyone mess with Open Office out there?



hi richard,

for what it's worth, i never ever use MS office.  never have, never
will.  however, i purchased both codeweavers plugin and office bundle,
simply to help support the wine effort.  considering that their new code
goes back into the GPL'd wine project, i consider the money spent as a
donation to the wine project.

like how i purchased mandrake for a couple of friends to help support
mandrake, even though i would never use mandrake myself.   i guess my
money didn't help mandrake very much though.  :(

btw, crossover plugin is *excellent*.   i'm *very* happy with it.

pete




begin Richard S. Crawford <rscrawford@mossroot.com> 
> Dick,
> 
> Thanks.  I've got the situation under control now; I wound up removing
> the packages, then reinstalling them.  :)
> 
> How well does the Crossover Office product work for you?  I haven't
> considered it very much because it seems unnecessary for the amount of
> writing that I do now that absolutely requires Word, but that might
> change once I start classes.
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2003-01-17 at 11:16, Dick Ely wrote:
> > I'd be glad to try, however I pretty well gave up on OO.   Openoffice It 
> > is fine for "dear mom" letters that do not have to fit into a corporate 
> > world  but it is not ready for business which is unfortunately anal 
> > about the little things.   The Excel clone in particular, is just 
> > impossible to do graphics as needed.  I wish I were smart enough to help 
> > the OO people fix it up.
> > 
> > I have migrated to Cross-Over.  Their package works for Word and Excel, 
> > which is what I use it for.  I have had no luck with their IE package, 
> > but that is not necessary.  
> > 
> > Regards,  Dick Ely
> > 
> > Richard S. Crawford wrote:
> > 
> > >Anyone out there spend a lot of time with Open Office, who'd be willing
> > >to help me fix some problems?
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > _______________________________________________
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> Slainte,
> Richard S. Crawford
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